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How Does The Human Brain Create Consciousness?

<i>How does the brain create consciousness? originally appeared on Quora –</i> <i>the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights</i>.<p><b>Answer by Yohan John, Ph.D in Cognitive and Neural Systems, on Quora:</b><p><i>Does</i> the brain create consciousness? I’m not so sure. At …

30 Of The Best Places To Camp In Canada

Canada has it all. From beaches to mountains to lush landscapes coast-to-coast, each province holds it's own set of treasures.<p>Last year the Globe and …

2 brothers traded the desk job life for a year of travel across all 50 US states — here's how much money they saved

"We're two Floridian brothers fighting society's natural pull to the post-college desk life," they write on their blog. "Who says you can't do meaningful work that you love and have fun doing it? We say you can."<p>To prove it, they left their home base in Orlando, Florida on January 1, 2016 — and any …

‘For the Record’: Understanding the Threat of EMP

An Electromagnetic Pulse attack could result in the greatest loss of life in human history, but most people have never heard of an EMP.<p>An EMP can be triggered by detonating a nuclear warhead above the earth’s atmosphere, which would release a pulse of energy that could destroy electrical grids and …

The Unplugged Woodshop

The Unplugged Woodshop is the only workshop in Toronto that is dedicated exclusively to using hand tools for woodworking. Come here if you're looking …

Woodworking

Physicists Cut Through the Randomest Randomness of Large Quantum Systems

Even quantum dice are loaded.<p>As much as we say that things are "random," seldom do phenomena actually live up to that descriptor. In the classical mechanics of our world—composed of macroscale entities built up from large numbers of particles—everything is determined. Everything has a defined …

Video of mouse inside First Canadian Place food court

Eat & Drink<p>Staff<p>Posted on January 22, 2016<p>Report Inaccuracy<p>Video of mouse inside First Canadian Place food court<p>Eat & Drink<p>Staff<p>Posted on January 22, …

The Ability to Control Our Dreams Could Help Us Solve The Mystery of Consciousness

What it means to be in a hybrid state of consciousness.<p><i>This article was written by Dan Denis from the University of Sheffield and Giulia Poerio from</i> …

Six free ways to make yourself smarter in 2016 | The Star

<b>1. The Science of Happiness</b><p><b>Offered by:</b> University of California, Berkeley<p><b>What</b>: The course provides a “basic overview of what researchers from …

New Year's resolution: Start investing

Are you in the 1%? Congratulations! This article isn't for you. For everyone else, make a New Year's resolution to get into the 50% club.<p>About half of Americans own stocks. They understand the secret to getting wealthy and financially healthy.<p>The U.S. stock market has been on steroids. It's gained …

Investing

4 Protein-Packed Salads You Can Make with a Rotisserie Chicken

Feast on 30+ grams of muscle fuel with these easy, delicious salads<p>A rotisserie bird is a godsend for a busy guy. Pick one up at the supermarket, tear off some meat, add vegetables, and you have a protein-packed meal ready in minutes.<p>Try one of these four salad recipes to fuel up in a …

Articles about tiny diy trailer home built couple budget on Dwell.com - Dwell

A young couple on the move build a small home that will go wherever life takes them.<p>At 204 square feet, this DIY tiny home on wheels is fully functional and even features a nifty gear room.<p>Inspired by the calming sea, an Oregon–based builder crafts a beach-inspired tiny home trailer and sells it …

The Weider Principles

The Weider Principles, a list of weightlifting truisms gathered and honed by the father of bodybuilding Joe Weider, have stood the test of time.<p>We …

The quantum computing era is coming… fast

Processors that use the strangeness of quantum mechanics are reportedly achieving much greater problem-solving speed than standard computers – but what will the effect on security be?<p>‘The world is not only queerer than we suppose,” said JBS Haldane. “It is queerer than we <i>can</i> suppose.” Haldane was a …

Quantum Computing

Sacred Knowledge: how psychedelics shaped an academic's life

William Richards’ new memoir focuses on the way psychedelics have enriched his life and fuelled his own work on ‘entheogens’ and spiritual experiences<p>In 1963, then-psychology grad student William A Richards was studying in Germany when he volunteered to take part in an experiment with psychedelics. …

The 10 Best Philosophical Movies of The 21st Century

Sound, color, and animation have changed the medium of 21st century film and thereby changed its potential. The emphasis may have once been powerful …

Best Telescopes for the Money

<i>*Editor's Note: Today, check out our Cyber Monday deals page for up-to-date discounts on</i> <i>telescopes, binoculars and more gifts for all the space fans</i> …

An ISIS defector just revealed how the group could start to fracture

The ISIS defector, who goes by the pseudonym Abu Khaled, spoke with Michael Weiss at length in Istanbul, Turkey, about ISIS and its internal operations.<p>According to Abu Khaled, although ISIS relies upon foreign fighters, its leaders still fear that those militants might not be entirely loyal and …

This Real-Life Professional Hiker Says We Should All Quit Our Jobs

Tom Gathman, a.k.a. The Real Hiking Viking, hasn't seen most of his own face in two years, but he's seen more of North America's trails and vistas than just about anyone else. The impressively bearded Marine combat veteran ditched his car, his apartment, and most of his worldly possessions to …

Meet the adventurer who's gone to nearly 100 countries and can take you on the adventure of a lifetime

During Matt's Adventure Academy course, participants are taken to this stunning hidden village. Matt Prior Matt Prior takes adventure to a new level.<p>A member of the prestigious Explorers Club, his past endeavors have included circumnavigating Lake Baikal on a WWII-era Russian motorbike, traveling …

4 easy and healthy one-pot dinners in less than 30 minutes | The Star

Whether you’re cooking for the family, your roommates, or making a large batch of food to eat all week, one-pot dinners can be simple, complete, …

Veterans Talk About the First Time They Had to Kill at War

Somber faces. Slow nods. Tight lips. Matter-of-fact stories.<p>This was how veterans talked about the first time they killed someone at war and shared other thoughts about morality and killing and when it’s acceptable, or not, outside of wartime.<p>“I was down and all I could see was his head and …

Canada's housing market faces a looming demographic bubble

Yesterday, two more voices were added to the chorus warning about a crash in the Canadian property market. The Canadian Centre for Policy …

Canadian Real Estate

The Walking Dead makes off-grid living look easy – but is it actually plausible?

When <i>The Walking Dead</i> began in 2010, the apocalypse had already arrived: Its hero, Rick Grimes (Andrew Lincoln), woke up from a months-long coma to find himself in a world rendered long-since unrecognizable. And for five years now we've watched through laced fingers as Rick and his fellow survivors …

14 books that inspired Steve Jobs

Because, Steve Jobs said while introducing the iPad, the Mac maker was never just a tech company.<p>"The reason that Apple is able to create products like the iPad is because we've always tried to be at the intersection of technology and the liberal arts," he said.<p>Jobs' lifelong interest in the …

Literature

Florida's Pristine Parks: Ocala National Forest

Get more out of your Ocala National Forest visit by exploring must-see parks, preserves, and refuges nearby.<p>The Ocala National Forest, north of Orlando, is the world's largest contiguous sand pine scrub forest at nearly 383,000 acres. That means that a sand ridge of dunes, which were once a chain …